THE ADDICTIVE psychological thriller from the Sunday Times bestselling author
Author: Gillian McAllister
Pubpsher: Penguin UK
Would you run, or stay and call an ambulance, if it was you that pushed him? 'A terrific premise, delivered with panache' CLARE MACKINTOSH 'Dark and intense . . . an exhilarating, hold-your-breath read!' Prima It's the end of the night. You're walking home on your own. Then you hear the sound every woman dreads. Footsteps. Behind you. Getting faster. You're sure it's him - the man from the bar who wouldn't leave you alone. You make a snap decision. You turn. You push. Your pursuer tumbles down the steps. He lies motionless, face-down on the floor. Now what? Call 999 Wait for the police to arrive. For judgement, for justice, whatever that may be. You just hope your husband, family and friends, everyone you love, will stand by you. OR: Run Stay silent. You didn't mean to do it. You were scared, you panicked. And no one saw. No one will ever know. If you leave now. If you keep quiet. For ever. Which will it be? If you were addicted to Anything You Do Say and want other readers like you to discover this hold-your-breath read then leave a review below . . . 'A Sliding Doors thriller with a moral dilemma at its heart. Brilliant' Claire Douglas, author of Last Seen Alive 'A smartly conceived psychological thriller' Sunday Times 'Addictive, exciting and devilishly clever' Holly Seddon, author of Try Not To Breathe 'I devoured this book in one sitting' Hollie Overton, author of Baby Doll
Textbook on Civil Liberties and Human Rights provides a straightforward and stimulating account of this fascinating area of law which has proved popular with lecturers and students. This essential textbook covers all the main topics taught on undergraduate civil liberties and human rights modules. It provides thorough, critical coverage of crucial areas such as police powers, freedom of expression, terrorism, and public order. A thematic approach is adopted throughout, helping students to appreciate the overlap and interconnected nature of the subject, and the close association between the different articles of the European Convention.
Bad is the new good. In the not too distant future the European Union enacts its most far reaching human rights legislation ever. The incompetent have been persecuted for too long. After all it's not their fault they can't do it right, is it? So it is made illegal to sack or otherwise discriminate against anyone for being incompetent. And now a murder has been committed and our possibly incompetent detective must find out who the murderer is. As long as he can find directions to get him through the mean streets.
Release on 2013-12-05 | by John Olsson,June Luchjenbroers
Author: John Olsson,June Luchjenbroers
Pubpsher: A&C Black
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
Now in its third edition, John Olsson's practical introduction to forensic linguistics is required reading for students of language and the law. This third edition has been revised, expanded and updated throughout, and includes new chapters on identifying forensic texts and important interactional aspects of the language used in legal contexts. There is also a substantial chapter on forensic phonetics by Harry Hollien, a world renowned forensic phonetician. The book includes an appendix of forensic texts for student study, and even more exercises and suggestions for further reading. This practical introduction to forensic linguistics is based on Olsson's extensive experience as a practising forensic linguist and as lecturer on dozens of courses worldwide. Olsson's work has been successfully combined with Luchjenbroers' research into the language used to and by criminals, witnesses and legal professionals, to become essential reading for students, and researchers encountering this branch of applied linguistics for the first time.
Release on 2010-03-30 | by Malcolm Coulthard,Alison Johnson
Author: Malcolm Coulthard,Alison Johnson
Category: Foreign Language Study
The Routledge Handbook of Forensic Linguistics provides a unique work of reference to the leading ideas, debates, topics, approaches and methodologies in Forensic Linguistics. Forensic Linguistics is the study of language and the law, covering topics from legal language and courtroom discourse to plagiarism. It looks at the linguist as expert providing evidence for the defence and prosecution, investigating areas from blackmail to trademarks and warning labels. The Routledge Handbook of Forensic Linguistics includes a comprehensive introduction to the field written by the editors and a collection of thirty-seven original chapters written by the world’s leading academics and professionals, both established and up-and-coming, designed to equip a new generation of students and researchers to carry out forensic linguistic research and analysis. The Routledge Handbook of Forensic Linguistics is the ideal resource for undergraduates or postgraduates new to the area. Malcolm Coulthard is Professor of Forensic Linguistics at Aston University, UK. Author of numerous publications, the most recent being An Introduction to Forensic Linguistics (co-authored with Alison Johnson, Routledge, 2007). Alison Johnson is Lecturer in Modern English Language at Leeds University, UK. Previous publications include An Introduction to Forensic Linguistics (co-authored with Malcolm Coulthard, Routledge, 2007). Contributors: Janet Ainsworth, Michelle Aldridge, Dawn Archer, Kelly Benneworth, Vijay Bhatia, Ronald R. Butters, Deborah Cao, Malcolm Coulthard, Paul Drew and Traci Walker, Bethany Dumas, Diana Eades, Susan Ehrlich, Fiona English, Tim Grant, Peter Gray, Gillian Grebler, Mel Greenlee, Sandra Beatriz Hale, Chris Heffer, Elizabeth Holt and Alison Johnson, Kate Howarth, Michael Jessen, Krzystof Kredens and Ruth Morris, Greg Matoesian, Gerald McMenamin, Frances Rock, Laura Felton Rosulek, Nancy Schweda-Nicholson, Roger Shuy, Lawrence Solan, Elizabeth Stokoe and Derek Edwards, Peter Tiersma, Tatiana Tkaèuková, David Walsh and Ray Bull, David Woolls, and Jerome Bruner.
How to Find the Ones You Really Want How to Get Them How to Get Them to Buy You Stuff!!
Author: Dusty White
Pubpsher: Dusty White
Category: Family & Relationships
How to Get ANY MAN to do ANYTHING You Want is quite possibly the most evil (and most important) book ever written! It is the definitive guide to solving all of your problems with men, forever. This humorous and unfair guide to men shows you exactly how to get what you want - when you want it - without a lot of hassle, and makes you laugh all the way to happiness and personal enlightenment. Every woman should own a copy of this book (it fits nicely in your purse, and hides well under the bed). Nothing is left to chance. If you have a man in your life (or want to get a good one) this book shows you how to make him think of you as a goddess as you get him to stop fighting you for control, end arguments quickly and easily, and buy you that diamond tennis bracelet you have had your eye on. This book will make you more popular than you can imagine (well, with guys anyway), and transform a dull, boring relationship into a lively, fun one with lots of romance and affection for both of you.
Release on 2010-10-18 | by Great Britain: Parliament: House of Lords: Committee for Privileges and Conduct
6th report of session 2010-11
Author: Great Britain: Parliament: House of Lords: Committee for Privileges and Conduct
Pubpsher: The Stationery Office
Category: Political Science
The focus of this report is Baroness Uddin's use of the Members' Reimbursement Scheme from May 2005 onwards, regarding her designation of three successive properties - in Frinton on Sea, Maidstone and Wapping, London - as her main residence. The last of these, designated on 1 January 2010, has been Lady Uddin's family home since 1993. The Sub-committee on Lords' Conduct found that Lady Uddin's interpretation of "main residence" was unreasonable. The designation of the Frinton and Maidstone properties was a deliberate misrepresentation of her position and the travel claims were made with the intention of substantiating her designation of her main residences. In total, the Sub-committee calculated that she wrongly claimed £125,349.10 over the period in question. Lady Uddin appealed to the full Committee against the Sub-committee's findings and recommendations. The Committee upholds the finding on the sum wrongly claimed, and recommends that she makes a personal statement of apology to the House and is then suspended from the House for three years or until she has repaid the sum wrongly claimed, whichever is the later.
a gripping serial killer thriller with jaw-dropping twists
Author: Isabelle Grey
Pubpsher: Hachette UK
Sometimes the danger is too close to see. A dark and gripping crime thriller introducing DI Grace Fisher. Accused of grassing up a fellow officer and driven brutally out of home and job, DI Grace Fisher is thankful to survive some dark times and find haven with the Major Investigation Team in Essex. Any hopes of a quiet start to her new life are dashed by the discovery of the body of a female student, last seen at a popular bar in Colchester. Grace has her first case. When a second student, also out drinking, is murdered and left grotesquely posed, the case becomes headline news. Someone is leaking disturbing details to a tabloid crime reporter. Is it the killer? Or a detective close to the case? With another victim dead, and under siege by the media, the murder inquiry hits a dead end. The review team brought in to shake things up is headed by Grace's old DCI. Who is going to listen to her now?
Although there is controversy surrounding the Criminal Justice and Public Order Act 1994, it is a wide-ranging piece of legislation. This guide is intended for legal professionals who require quick reference to the provisions of the 1994 Act.